Pacific Partnership 2019 Earthquake Simulation Drill
An earthquake simulated drill was held in Barangay Sto. Nino on Thursday as part of the humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) activities of the ongoing Pacific Partnership 2019 in Tacloban City.
The drill which involved managing mass casualties had as participants, US Navy, and Filipino Servicemen and accredited Rescue Groups and several government agencies along with “drill actors” from Barangay 106 Sto. Nino, 101 New Kawayan and 105 San Isidro
As a “wrap-up” activity of the two-day Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Training held in the City, the drill is expected to enhance the local government’s ability to manage and respond to natural disasters.
Photos: A. Alamos and K. E. Napala/CIO